THE AUSTIN KLEON Newsletter.


The principles of patience Wednesday, November 3, 2021 “Oh, Time, Strength, Cash, and Patience!” —Herman Melville In Oliver Burkeman’s excellent latest book, Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals, he outlines 3 principles for “harnessing the power of patience as a creative force in daily life.” 1. “Develop a taste for having problems.” Burkeman quotes the … Continue reading THE AUSTIN KLEON Newsletter.

3 Unicorn CEOs (and a Unicorn Whisperer) Share Their Fast-Growth Secrets


3 Unicorn CEOs (and a Unicorn Whisperer) Share Their Fast-Growth Secrets(CEOWORLD MAGAZINE) Yuri KrumanCEO InsiderNovember 4, 2021 Yuri Kruman (Photo: File) Founders and CEOs crave fast growth, often above all else. It means massive funding rounds and eye-popping valuations, infusions of top talent, bandwidth to focus on more strategic tasks, as well as the all-important … Continue reading 3 Unicorn CEOs (and a Unicorn Whisperer) Share Their Fast-Growth Secrets

Did you know..


Did you know... ... that today is Pineapple Discovery Day? In 1493, a shore party from Columbus's ship landed on Guadeloupe. Five days later, after getting lost in the rain forest, they returned with pineapple. Trivia fans: Today, Hawaii produces only 10% of the world's pineapple crops. Other countries contributing are Mexico, Honduras, Dominican Republic, … Continue reading Did you know..

Biden administration blacklists NSO Group over Pegasus spyware


Commerce Dept. says action is among efforts to put human rights at center of U.S. foreign policy https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/11/03/pegasus-nso-entity-list-spyware/?utm_source=alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wp_news_alert_revere&location=alert&wpmk=1&wpisrc=al_news__alert-world--alert-national&pwapi_token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJjb29raWVuYW1lIjoid3BfY3J0aWQiLCJpc3MiOiJDYXJ0YSIsImNvb2tpZXZhbHVlIjoiNjE2NTg2MDhhZGU0ZTI0NzJkYjJiNGQzIiwidGFnIjoid3BfbmV3c19hbGVydF9yZXZlcmUiLCJ1cmwiOiJodHRwczovL3d3dy53YXNoaW5ndG9ucG9zdC5jb20vdGVjaG5vbG9neS8yMDIxLzExLzAzL3BlZ2FzdXMtbnNvLWVudGl0eS1saXN0LXNweXdhcmUvP3V0bV9zb3VyY2U9YWxlcnQmdXRtX21lZGl1bT1lbWFpbCZ1dG1fY2FtcGFpZ249d3BfbmV3c19hbGVydF9yZXZlcmUmbG9jYXRpb249YWxlcnQmd3Btaz0xJndwaXNyYz1hbF9uZXdzX19hbGVydC13b3JsZC0tYWxlcnQtbmF0aW9uYWwifQ.X3aAdwltoP7b23eK9FlaZIgoz6FZRyYcgAq_HmCKcRc

Botched drone strike that killed 10 civilians in Kabul was not a result of criminal negligence, Pentagon says


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Britain authorizes Merck’s molnupiravir, the world’s first approval of oral covid-19 treatment pill


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More than 20 countries at COP26 promise to end financing for international fossil fuel projects


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Poem.com Newsletter: Poem of the day


November 4, 2021 August Nathaniel Perry Yesterday I spent all daycollecting rocks from onescraped stretch of our driveway to spreadalong another. The sunwatched me the whole time. At firstit was just me movingthe tractor every ten minutes to dumprocks in the loader, provingnothing more, you could say, than thata man can move a lotof rocks … Continue reading Poem.com Newsletter: Poem of the day

W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY Conation koh-NAY-SHən Part of speech: noun Origin: Latin, early 17th century 1The mental faculty of purpose, desire, or will to perform an action; volition.   Examples of Conation in a sentence "Monica had the conation to complete the Boston Marathon." "Henry was frustrated that the decision to cancel the event negated his conation."

The Marshall Goldsmith Newsletter


My mission is simple. I want to help successful people achieve positive, lasting change in behavior; for themselves, their people, and their teams. I want to help you make your life a little better. Thank you for subscribing! Life is good. Why You Need a Personal Superhero! Marshall Goldsmith Nov 4 My greatest hero is … Continue reading The Marshall Goldsmith Newsletter

Truth is elusive…. by Seth Godin


Truth is elusive, but it isn't evasive [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=181841814&f=1081591&c=8002038&u=5102652 ] There is almost certainly life on other planets in the universe. And, by definition, there are flying things that are difficult to identify. But it doesn't follow that unidentified flying things are spaceships with aliens in them. There are definitely conspiracies all around us. And, by definition, … Continue reading Truth is elusive…. by Seth Godin

10 Influential US Political Parties That Disappeared


by David Hughes fact checked by Jamie Frater Today, US politics is dominated by the Democratic and Republican parties. The last time a candidate from a third party was elected president was in 1848. With the rise of the super PACs, alongside the tribal attitudes of many American voters, it’s fair to say that it doesn’t look like their … Continue reading 10 Influential US Political Parties That Disappeared